Trade meaning in finance terminology / glossary / dictionary is: An oral (or electronic) transaction involving one party buying a security from another party. Once a trade is consummated, it is considered “done” or final. Settlement occurs 1-5 business days later.
Trade is (noun) 1. the business of buying and selling Britain’s trade with the rest of Europe is up by 10%.to do a good trade in a range of products to sell a large number of a range of products to do a roaring trade to sell a lot very fast The ice cream sellers have been doing a roaring trade during the hot weather.2. people or companies that deal in the same type of product or service He is in the secondhand car trade. (verb) 1. to buy and sell, to carry on a business The company has stopped trading. They trade in furs.2. to exchange something for something I’ll trade the car for your motorbike.